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Can an employer remove the master copy of all employee contracts

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Can an employer remove the master copy of all employee contracts from their HR files off the business premises via a third party and what guarantee do employees have of confidentiality being maintained and documents being securely stored?

Yes, this may be done but the employer is responsible for ensuring that their agent keeps the documents confidential on behalf of the employer as the employer will be liable for any breaches of confidentiality or data protection legislation in the event that the documents are not securely stored.

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